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Jason Chen becomes Acer chairman

Jun 22, 15:18

Acer has appointed its chief executive officer (CEO) Jason Chen as chairman as part of the company's latest management reshuffle which also saw it get a new chief financial officer...

Wearables continue to see strong growth in MEA market, says IDC

Jun 21, 16:12

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) wearable market continued its strong growth trajectory into the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest figures compiled by IDC. Bucking a...

Pegatron vice chairman expects growth in 2H17

Jun 21, 15:25

Pegatron Technology is replenishing its workforce at factories in China in preparation to meet expected increased demand in the second half of 2017, according to company vice chairman...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 vendors and top-3 ODMs see strong May notebook shipments

Jun 21, 13:16

Because of increased demand from the enterprise market and the fact that the education sector has entered the traditional peak season, the worldwide top-5 notebook vendors saw their...

China market: Hisense, Changhong launch 'laser TVs'

Jun 20, 16:04

Following the steps of Epson, Sony and LG Electronics, China-based TV brands Hisense and Changhong have launched ultra-short-throw laser projectors for large-size home-use displays,...

Hisense's 4K laser TV

Worldwide shipments of augmented reality and virtual reality headsets expected to grow at 58% CAGR in next 5 years, says IDC

Jun 20, 14:25

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) continue to gain momentum in the mainstream tech media. According to recent forecast data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Augmented...

AMD top-end CPU adopted in new Dell gaming PC

Jun 20, 12:52

AMD is expected to see improved profits in the second half of 2017 as its top-end Ryzen Threadripper processor has landed orders from Alienware, a gaming affiliate of Dell. The move...

MSI chairman expects strong 2H17

Jun 15, 22:51

Commenting on Micro-Star International's (MSI) recent performance, company chairman Joseph Hsu said revenues and profits both enjoyed on-year growth in the first quarter but gross...

Joseph Hsu, MSI chairman

Intel 300-series chipsets to impact Realtek, ASMedia and Broadcom in 2018

Jun 15, 19:49

With Intel planning to integrate Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 functions into its 300-series chipsets in 2018, Realtek Semiconductor, ASMedia and Broadcom are expected to see their orders for...

Wistron business growth sees rebound

Jun 15, 15:25

Wistron has seen its business growth rebound significantly over the past months and is confident that its performance in 2017 will be better than that recorded a year earlier, according...

HTC ties up with Bandai Namco to promote VR activities

Jun 15, 14:40

HTC has announced that that its Vive has been chosen to lead VR activities at VR Zone Shinjuku, the largest VR location built by Bandai Namco Entertainment in Japan.

Asustek reportedly to start wave of layoffs

Jun 14, 15:11

Rumors have circulated that Asustek Computer is looking to lay off a large number of employees as part of its business reorganization. The company noted that it is currently in the...

Mitac issues dividends of NT$2.50 in cash for 2016

Jun 13, 15:07

Mitac International has announced plans to distribute dividends of NT$2.50 (US$0.08) in cash for 2016, with the total amount to reach NT$2.02 billion.

China market: JD.com starts using drones for deliveries

Jun 13, 14:51

China-based e-commerce giant JD.com has started delivery services using drones in four cities, including Xian, Chengdu and Suqian, in China, according to the company.

DJ.com demonstrating operation of its delivery drone

Popularity of 360-degree panorama cameras growing

Jun 13, 10:19

IT brand vendors have shown keen interests in 360-degree panorama cameras that support virtual reality (VR) video filming. Many of the vendors have begun releasing related devices,...

MSI reports 2.84% on-year decline in May revenues

Stockwatch - Jun 12, 16:18

Micro-Star International (MSI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.911 billion (US$229.33) for May 2017, representing a 7.26% increase on month and 2.84% drop on year.

Asustek May revenues drop 1.6% on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 16:20

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$31.344 billion (US$1.04 billion) for May 2017, representing a 15.61% increase on month and 1.6% drop on year.

Pegatron revenues rise 18.16% on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 16:14

Pegatron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$78.639 billion (US$2.61 billion) for May 2017, representing a 4.1% drop on month and 18.16% increase on year.

Acer revenues up in May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 16:05

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.964 billion (US$596.91 million) for May 2017, representing a 24.47% increase on month and 3.67% increase on year.

Compal May revenues up over 23% on year

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 15:38

Taiwan-based notebook maker Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$70.121 billion (US$2.33 billion) for May 2017, representing a 14.89% increase on month and...

Quanta revenues rise in May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 15:35

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$74.31 billion (US$2.47 billion) for May 2017, representing a 7.4% increase on month and 6.09% increase...

Wistron, Inventec May notebook shipments up on month

Jun 9, 10:23

ODMs Wistron and Inventec shipped 1.7 million and 1.5 million notebooks in May, increasing 21.4% and 15.4% on month, according to the companies.

Asustek chairman expects performance improvement in 2H17

Jun 8, 14:36

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on June 7 where chairman Jonney Shih said the company has not been performing well since the end of 2016, but the second quarter should...

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih expects improving 2H17

StarVR ties up with ZeroLight to develop VR solutions for automotive industry

Jun 7, 21:05

StarVR, a joint venture between by Acer and Sweden-based game developer Starbreeze, has tied up with ZeroLight, a UK-based car visualization interactive solution developer, to develop...

China-based Thunderobot ramping up overseas shipments of gaming notebooks

Jun 7, 15:53

China-based gaming notebook vendor Thunderobot, a subsidiary of Haier, has stepped up efforts to ramp its shipments to overseas markets, including Taiwan, Singapore and other Southeast...

Global wearable device shipments swell nearly 18% on year in 1Q17, says IDC

Jun 7, 14:23

Global shipments of wearable devices totaled 24.7 million units in the first quarter of 2017, up 17.9% from the 20.9 million units shipped a year earlier, according to IDC.

Digitimes Research: AIO PC shipments to stablize in 2017, 2018

Jun 7, 10:57

All-in-one (AIO) PC shipments are expected to stablize in both 2017 and 2018 after declining for three years in a row. Due to weak demand from the consumer sector, AIO PC shipments...

Digitimes Research: AIO shipments expected to take larger share of desktop PC market

Jun 7, 10:45

With the consumer sector continuing to have weak demand for all-in-one (AIO) PC products, AIO PC shipments were down 1.7% on year to reach only 12.18 million units in 2016, the third...

Apple unveils home music speaker featuring Siri support

Jun 6, 15:12

Apple has announced the HomePod, a wireless speaker for the home that delivers quality audio and uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the...

Apple HomePod

Apple updated iMac and MacBook series with latest platforms; introduces iMac Pro

Jun 6, 15:06

Apple has updated its iMac line with up to three times more powerful graphics, faster processors, Thunderbolt 3, faster storage options and brighter Retina displays, and added a Retina...

Apple new iMac with Intel Kaby Lake platform

Apple announces two new iPad Pros

Jun 6, 11:44

Apple has introduced a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, featuring displays with ProMotion technology and the new A10X Fusion chip. The new 10.5-inch model reduces...

Apple 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets

Computex 2017: Dell eyes performance for its gaming notebooks, says executive

Jun 3, 12:17

Commenting on Dell's strategy for the gaming notebook market, Dell senior vice president of consumer product marketing Raymond Wah pointed out that consumers in the gaming sector...

Raymond Wah, Dell senior vice president of consumer product marketing

Global 1Q17 mobile DRAM revenues drop slightly, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 2, 15:58

Global sales of mobile DRAM dropped by a slight 1.7% sequentially to US$5.41 billion in the first quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange. Despite a seasonal slowdown in demand...

WiGig wireless VR devices expected to launch at end of 3Q17, says Peraso VP

Jun 2, 11:52

Canada-based 60GHz WiGig (IEEE 802.11ad) wireless IC solution developer Peraso Technologies has been cooperating with many VR hardware makers to develop WiGig wireless VR devices...

Peraso product development vice president Brad Lynch (left) and sales vice president John Tryhub

Huawei, Xiaomi perform weaker than expected in notebook market; will continue to push new models

Jun 2, 10:32

Despite worldwide PC demand having declined for five consecutive years, Samsung Electronics, Huawei and Xiaomi have returned to the notebook market because of milder competition compared...

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    Xiaomi Mix 2 smartphone

    China-based Xiaomi has launched its new Xiaomi Mix 2 smartphone in Taiwan, featuring an all-screen 18:9 ratio 5.99-inch display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB memory and...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Huawei+Mate+10

    Huawei Mate 10

    Huawei's Mate 10 smartphone is powered by the AI-specific Kirin 970 chips, built using a 10nm process atTSMC featuring an octa-core ARM Cortex CPU, a Mali-G72 12-core GPU and a neural...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

  • Canon+Selphy+CP1300

    Canon Selphy CP1300

    Canon has launched Selphy CP1300, a wireless compact photo printer, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$4,990 (US$165). Selphy CP1300 features maximum printing...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

  • Apple+Watch+Series+3+Hermes+

    Apple Watch Series 3 Hermes

    Apple Watch Hermes models come with built-in cellular and pair with a collection of new bands, including the Single Tour Rallye, in perforated Gala calfskin, inspired by the classic...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Apple+Watch+Series+3

    Apple Watch Series 3

    Apple has introduced its Watch Series 3, adding built-in cellular, allowing users to stay connected, make calls, receive texts even without iPhone nearby. The third-generation Apple...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Taiwan server industry overview - May 2004

    What are the first names people think of when servers are mentioned? IBM, Sun, HP and Dell are likely to top the list. However, the box which sits in the corner of the office, or...

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Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

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    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.